5 Stocks With Ugly Earnings Growth — JRCC SOL CRK LPR FOE

The worst picks Portfolio Grader has to offer in this fundamental category

   
5 Stocks With Ugly Earnings Growth — JRCC SOL CRK LPR FOE

This week, these five stocks have the worst ratings in Earnings Growth, one of the eight Fundamental Categories on Portfolio Grader.

James River Coal (NASDAQ:JRCC) is engaged in mining, processing, and selling bituminous, steam-, and industrial-grade coal. JRCC also gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JRCC stock.

ReneSola (NYSE:SOL) develops, manufactures and sells solar wafers, which are thin sheets of crystalline silicon material mainly made by slicing monocrystalline or multicrystalline ingots. SOL also gets F’s in Equity, Cash Flow, and Operating Margin Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SOL stock.

Comstock Resources (NYSE:CRK) is an independent energy company that acquires, explores, develops, and produces oil and natural gas in the United States. CRK gets F’s in Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow as well. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRK stock.

Lone Pine Resources (NYSE:LPR) is an independent oil and gas exploration, development, and production company. LPR also gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LPR stock.

Ferro Corp. (NYSE:FOE) sells, distributes, markets, and trades propane and other natural gas liquids. FOE gets F’s in Earnings Momentum, Analyst Earnings Revisions, Equity, Cash Flow, Operating Margin Growth, and Sales Growth as well. Shares of the stock have declined 49% since January 1. This is worse than the S&P 500, which has seen a 10.3% increase over the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FOE stock.

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